Texas AG Can't Dodge Atty's Wrongful Firing Suit

Law360, Dallas (April 22, 2013, 8:24 PM EDT) -- A state court judge on Wednesday said the Texas attorney general’s office can’t claim governmental immunity in a whistleblower suit brought by one of its former child support division attorneys, who claims she was fired after refusing to sign a false affidavit against a family court judge.

Dallas County District Judge Martin Hoffman rejected arguments from the attorney general's office that former attorney Ginger Weatherspoon hadn’t shown enough evidence to waive the office’s sovereign immunity and denied the attorney general's motion to dismiss the case on...
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